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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar

Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
+682 20 427
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sizzling dish” (5 reviews)
“parrot fish” (10 reviews)
“tuna” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before travelling to Rarotonga I had done some research on food options as I am coeliac and also vegan. Sandals restaurant in Pacific Resort came up as a recommendation as it has a vegetarian menu additional to their normal menu and lots of gluten free...More

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed yesterday

All I can say is what wonderful staff in particular Violeta and Memory what beautiful girls they both went above and beyond. The ladies at breakfast in particular Teeaiu and Aunty you both are beautiful and also went above and beyond. In fact all the...More

Thank lindap012017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit even if you aren’t staying at the hotel. Lots of options for seating: - a lovely courtyard - inside the barefoot bar or; - under a white pavilion on the beach with the sand between your toes and an unhindered view of...More

Thank Belinda_Joy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate several meals here... Great food, great service, and amazing views. We really enjoyed all of the items on the menu.... In particular I was impressed with the kids menu. If offered fresh grilled tuna that my kids LOVED. They ate it for nearly...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lovely people who look after this place can cater for anything.. expensive but worth it. Thanks guys.

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal we had here was delicious. The views over the Muri lagoon as you dine are magic. The service was my favourite part. The staff are professional and fun. Bianca our hostess made our trip!

Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for the perfect spot to celebrate our anniversary, and Sandals was it - classy enough to feel special yet right on the beach with our toes in the sand. Also, it was the only restaurant we saw with an entire page of...More

Thank SloClarkes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had some most amazing dinners here with the most amazing moons and sunsets. The food and staff are incredible even offering insect repellant when needed. They laugh and smile all the time.... just wonderful.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff and a nice menu. Was a bit surprised that the $6 bottle of water appeared to be a carafe not bottle water. That’s my only complaint though!

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect service, food amazing and you cannot beat the location. We ate in the coutyard and appreciated the citronelle candles burning. Mozzies are a bother at sunset!

Thank Kylie D
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PRHGCookIslands | Property representative |
Kia Orana TravelllingfromNZ, Our Tropical Buffet Selection is $21.50, in New Zealand dollars. Meitaki e Aro’a nui, Pacific Resort Hotel Group
Dharmesh P
5 April 2017|
Response from phillipsinnz | Reviewed this property |
They had vegetarian choices in pizzas but Im not sure about others. Not sure if you eat fish? if you do, the fish is really good. Not much help, sorry.
31 March 2016|
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Response from james_hammond_nz |
Yes though their main food is quite kid friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Seafood, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +682 20 427
Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar at Pacific Resort Rarotonga prides itself on offering the best in international cuisine with a Polynesian Pacific Rim influence. Be relaxed with a casual beachfront cocktail at the Barefoot Bar, be tempted by succulent fresh seafood and international dishes at Sandals Restaurant, or be summoned by beating drums to an authentic Cook Island feast. Either way you will enjoy the gentle lagoon breezes with the sand between your toes right on Muri Beach.
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